February 21, 2017
The season of Septuagesima, which is a preparation for the season of Lent, began with FIrst Vespers on Saturday, February 11. Lent begins on Ash Wednesday, March 1, and ends with the Easter Vigil Mass, April 15. On Fridays of Lent, a plenary indulgence may be gained by the faithful, who after receiving Communion, recite the
"Prayer Before the Crucifix" (click here).
To see the
Church Laws of Days of Abstinence and Fast, please click here